During the 2018-2019 school year, a lecture about the impact of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 was sponsored in part by the Alabama Humanities Foundation in conjunction with Oakwood University’s English and Foreign Languages Department.
The community and a group of dedicated educators and scholars from the Huntsville City School System were recipients of this workshop which heightened awareness of this powerful boycott planned and executed by the residents of Montgomery, Alabama.
During this educational service, attendees visited historical landmarks in Montgomery and wrote and published a collection of poetry on their experience, entitled “Leaving a Path to Freedom.”
To continue to support areas of service like this at Oakwood University, please designate Oakwood University CFC Code: 96964, September 2019-January 2020. Please contact Miriam Battles at 256.726.7508 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions.
On Sunday August 11th, Oakwood University conducted a certification symposium at the Millet Activity Center for the incoming freshmen class of 2019 with the focus